Manager of Supply Chain



Industry: Aerospace / Defense


Not Specified years

Posted 415 days ago

  by    Keith Gsell

This job is no longer available.

Our client is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security.

Headquartered in Virginia, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary, which employs more than 47,000 people worldwide. They offer a competitive compensation package and a business culture which rewards performance. The client is committed to being an employer of choice of a highly qualified, diverse, effective, and productive workforce.


Overall Summary

Responsible for Quality, Delivery, Cost of procured materials.      


Primary & Essential Accountabilities

·  Responsible for Quality, Delivery, Cost of procured materials

·  Manage a multi-discipline team

·  Assist in the development of forecast / requirements for area of responsibility

·  Assist in developing and implementing strategy for assigned area of responsibility

·  Implement transition plans to new supplier

·  Assist in creating Strategic Supplier Purchase Agreements

·  Enforces company and department policies and procedures

·  Monitor metrics and take action as appropriate

·  Communicate and clarify departmental goals and metrics

·  Responsible for ensuring monthly budgets are not exceeded, takes action to realign to plan if budgets are exceeded

·  Consolidate requisitions as much as possible to obtain leverage pricing 

·  Review open requisitions weekly and meet with appropriate buyers on the open requisitions

·  Review placement to requisition need date and length of time in purchasing

·  Coordinate with Engineering and Quality on a team approach to supplier assessments and approval

·  Advising planning, engineering and drafting of item master errors, updates, or omissions in relation to mil-specs or new or

obsolete items

·  Advise planning, engineering and contracts of changes in prices or lead times that make and produce cost-prohibitive or lead

times detrimental to production cycles

·  Expedite critical components to ensure on-time deliveries

·  Be prepared to address any current or potential parts issues

·  Look for creative ways to improve purchasing ability to make contributions to the company’s goals

·  Improve understanding of purchasing relationship to the over-all company plans and strategy

·  Research and analyze costing information for cost reduction

·  Evaluate dispositioned discrepancy reports, signed off by program engineers and Q.C. engineers, and submitting information to

both for re-evaluation

$132K - $165K